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NHL Puckdoku answers and clues: December 12th, 2023
By Alex Hobson2 months ago
WARNING: THERE ARE PUCKDOKU SPOILERS AHEAD. DO NOT CONTINUE SCROLLING IF YOU DON’T WANT TODAY’S PUZZLE SPOILED FOR YOU.
The new game “Puckdoku” is taking the hockey world by storm. Here’s how it works. There’s a 3×3 grid, and each row and column are marked with either a team or a statistic of some sort. You have to guess players who meet the criteria for both the column and the row for the square you’re on. For example…if your square is in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ column and the St. Louis Blue row…Ryan O’Reilly would work. If it’s in the Washington Capitals column and the row says “40+ goals in a season”, Alex Ovechkin would work. You can play the daily Puckdoku puzzle here:
There’s also a rarity score in the form of a percentage next to the player you guess…the lower the percentage, the more rare the guess. Once you start getting used to the game, you want to shoot for a low rarity score.
Without further ado, here are some hints for today’s Puckdoku puzzle. You can play the game for yourself here.
Devils/Blue Jackets: He recently left one of these teams for the other
Bruins/Blue Jackets: He’s arguably the greatest player in Blue Jackets franchise history
Predators/Blue Jackets: He’s an enemy to uber drivers
Devils/Rangers: He’s second all-time in scoring behind Wayne Gretzky
Bruins/Rangers: He’s a journeyman goaltender
Predators/Rangers: He won two Stanley Cups with neither of these teams
Devils/10+ playoff points career: He holds the Devils franchise record for most game-winning goals
Bruins/10+ playoff points career: He’s a six-time Selke Trophy winner
Predators/10+ playoff points career: The Capitals traded him for Martin Erat 1-for-1
The most popular answers to today’s Puckdoku puzzle are below this picture of referees. Don’t scroll if you don’t want spoilers!
Devils/Blue Jackets: Damon Severson
Bruins/Blue Jackets: Rick Nash
Predators/Blue Jackets: Matt Duchene
Devils/Rangers: Jaromir Jagr
Bruins/Rangers: Jaroslav Halak
Predators/Rangers: Ryan McDonagh
Devils/10+ playoff points career: Patrik Elias
Bruins/10+ playoff points career: Patrice Bergeron
Predators/10+ playoff points career: Filip Forsberg
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